[R] a question of etiquette

Adelchi Azzalini @zz@||n| @end|ng |rom @t@t@un|pd@|t
Mon Jun 1 21:17:37 CEST 2020

> On 1 Jun 2020, at 19:37, Michael Dewey <lists using dewey.myzen.co.uk> wrote:
> You might get better answers on the list dedicated to package development r-pkg-devel

This is a good suggestion. Thanks, Michael. 

Some initial search of that list did not lead to any indication,
but I will have a second look.  

Best regards,


> This may have already been discussed there so a quick look at the archive might also help you.
> On 01/06/2020 17:34, Adelchi Azzalini wrote:
>> The new version of a package which I maintain will include a new function which I have ported to R from Matlab.
>> The documentation of this R function indicates the authors of the original Matlab code, reference to their paper, URL of the source code.
>> Question: is this adequate, or should I include them as co-authors of the package, or as contributors, or what else?
>> Is there a general policy about this matter?
>> Adelchi Azzalini
>> http://azzalini.stat.unipd.it/
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